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empire and reaching into the top levels of the british government. at the center of the scandal, britain's biggest tabloid. news the world. they call the alleged hacking a murder and terrorist victim absolutely disgusting and they have broken his silence, calling the allegations deplorable and unacceptable. richard, first of all what is the newspaper allegedly, what did they get ahold of. what kind of conversations and how did they do it. >> indeed it's proven in many cases. they hacked into the voice mails of royalty, prince william and celebrities like miller and politicians like the former deputy prime ministers alleged. now in a disgusting turn of events, it's revealed earlier back in 2002, they hacked into the voice mail of a murdered girl into her mobile phone while police were looking for her. not only that, they erased messages from that of people looking for her. they wanted to make room for more messages it gets worse. the bomb bursts in london, they are said to have hacked into voice mail messages of parents of bomb victims. and more evidence that the news of the world is been
. >>> the demise are one of the most widely red newspapers on the planet, britain's "news of the world" will shut down after sunday's issue. cnn's dan rivers joins us from london. dan, this was amazing the speed in which he made this decision, shut it down. >> it was a complete bolt from the blue, candy. the police think there may be up to 4,000 potential victims in this phone hacking scandal. they've had their messages eaves dropped upon by tabloid journalists. it is without do you the biggest scandal to have hit the british pressure. ruper murdock has closed down that paper, but this phone-hacking scandal is not over yet. it didn't take long for staff from "news in the world" to end up in the local pub. losing your job normally results in drinking a pint, and now they had a lot to reflect on. >> it was completely unexpected, and collective devastation. >> reporter: the 168-year-old tabloid is a british institution, but the phone hacking scandal had left it in a political vortex from which it couldn't escape. its owner, media mogul rupered murdock realized his entire empire was at risk. one can
in britain. this morning, new pressure for him to drop his plans to buy a broadcasting company and push for judicial inquiry into the hacking controversy. we'll go to london for the latest in a bit. first we welcome you back to "the early show." i'm chris wragge in new york with erica hill. >> the language is becoming more clear, perhaps more concrete for the rest of us, during the ongoing debates in washington. first the president says millions of dollars in benefits may not go out next month and the threat of national default. many see this as a game of political chicken. many americans are growing weary of the game. cbs news evening anchor scott pelley sat down for a one on one with president obama tuesday. he joins us with more from washington. good morning again. >> although it appears democrats and republicans come to a stand still president obama insisted he believes can he get it done and when we asked the president for specifics about how to close the deal and how many democrats were on board, this is what he had to say. >> what i'm offering is a way for us to finally solve thi
the fifth here, but there could be a subsequent criminal trial, in britain the reporting leading up to a trial has to be very careful because the idea is that you don't want to influence the jury one way or another into finding her either guilty or not guilty. therefore, the rules here are quite strict in what you can see in the leadup to a trial. the idea is the jury have an open mind. that they haven't already made their mind up as to whether she's culpable or not. now, this is an extraordinary situation, but one i can't remember happening before where someone who may be about to, you know, charged and appear in court is being separately questioned before a select committee. i don't think any of us know how they're going to play it it. i think everyone is aware that the politicians have got to be seen to at least be doing their job thoroughly, but at the same time they can't derail any chance of her standing trial if she is charged. >> dan rivers in london. thanks, dan. we'll take a close look at rupert murdoch's efforts to contain this scandal. we'll talk to howard kurtz for "the
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susan boyle and her amazing voice, blew everyone away, moved some people to tears on "britain's got talent"? remember that. "kor "korea's got talent" has got its own susan boyle. living on the street, sleeping in staircases and public toilets as a kid. the story and performance are now an internet sensation. that is why now it's trending. watch this from my colleague, paula hancocks. >> reporter: trying to calm those last-minute nerves. choy seems just like thousands of other hopefuls on "korea's got talent." but he's not. >> reporter: for the next ten years, he lived on the streets selling gum and energy drinks. he slept in stairwells or public toilets. >> reporter: and then came this. ♪ >> reporter: this powerful baritone voice from a 22-year-old is as impressive as his determination to pull himself from the streets to the stage. ♪ >> reporter: his rendition of the italian song, "my fantasy," reduced the judges and the audience to tears. he says he still feels a little uncomfortable being part of the competition. >> reporter: but he did make it through. coming out on top in th
. >> looks good. >>> all right, first britain's ime minister is on the hot seat today in the phone hacking scandal. david cameron cut short a trip to africa in order to answer questions from parliament. >> of course it would be hard to top the drama that unfolded when rupert murdoch and his son testified. abc's scott goldberg explains why. >> reporter: it was about two hours into the hearing when a man apparently carrying a shaving cream pie, stormed rupert murdoch and called him a greedy billionaire. murdoch's wife sprang to action. police handcuffed the attacker. murdoch was shaken but okay. it was the point of highest drama in a civil but tense exchange with british lawmakers. >> this is the most humbled day of my life. >> reporter: both murdoch and his son james apologized for the phone hacking scandal that's threatening the core of their company. >> these actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to everywhere around the world. >> reporter: news corporation has been reeling for two weeks since the murdochs shut down the british tabloid "news the world." that was
was britain. just in case we wanted to freshen up on this. >> 0 for 2. >> i sort of feel like these 1,003 adults who got this wrong, 26% were not sure, 58% of the residents asked did know the answer. when you hear about these classes get is canceled. now there's only p.e. and lunch when you go to high school. >> one said china is the country we got independence from. let's move on to this. concordia university prove who says that our behavior as a consumer can be traced back to darwin. we have this very consuming instinct when it comes to burgers and clothing and buying and purchasing all sorts of things. i say burger because i think that leads us into our next story. >> not everyone consumes burgers. i'm not a meat eater which is why you gave me this story. 777-pound burger. look at this right here. 600 pounds of meat, 400 pounds, they did shatter the record, however they were not able to eat it because it failed to reach its target core temperature. >> you need a world record sized antacid after eating that burger. antacid after eating that burger. i said hold the cheese! hi, my nb
from. >> great britain. >> and the future of america could be in jeopardy as well. adults under the age of 30, lowest score. >> who did they think we broke away from? >> there was china. >> what? seriously? >> yeah. or was it japan some somewhere in the far east. >> it was odd things that you can't belive people would have guessed. >> we need to talk to our nephews and nieces and godchildren and remind them about your nation's history. you found that poll, didn't you? >> tom sherwood found it earlier in the week. >> he was outraged. >> yeah. it's a little surprising. >> people are like let's party. let's cookout. happy fourth of july. >> good morning. how are we doing today? >> well, we'd be better if the sun-woo shine and we wouldn't be awakened by thunderstorms. >> true, true. >> other than that, we're happy to be here. >> right now we have the in between now. the lull in the atmosphere. we'll get some dry weather a little while. maybe some peeks of sunshine. then firing up more showers and thunderstorms again. 74 is where we're at. humidity is high. 87%. winds southwesterly at 8 mile
! >>> 20 minutes past the hour here, and would you believe that britain's new newlyweds were met by protest when they went to quebec city. they were greeted by onarchy protest in one stop in montreal, and expecting the same thing to happen in quebec city. montreal, the couple took a cooking class, and they also spent last night on a canadian naval ship. british media now calling it the love boat. the royal couple scheduled to make their way to california on friday morning. we have a new royal wedding to talk about, though. this is a wedding in tiny monaco. >> absolutely beautiful wedding. let's take a look at this magnificent wedding of prince albert of monaco, who is one of the few monarchs in the world that has executive power, and he lives in the palace and his family has lived in the palace since the 13th century. you are looking at the bride and she's walking along the palace courtyard, and if you notice behind her the flower girls with their interesting straw hats, and then this is the palace that they say was taken over in the 1200's by a monk. for 700 years they have been living in
at the center of the phone hacking scandal in great britain. rupert murdoch's news corp will be called on to withdraw its bid for british broadcaster b sky b. >> i think there's something like 3,870 names and first and second names in the database. >> we were unable to spread the inquiry further with news international because of their refusal to cooperate more broadly. >> murdoch is scheduled to testify to parliament next tuesday. he shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones, seeking information for stories that would then appear in the paper. >>> today congress will discuss new rules for phone companies that would block extra fees from being tacked on to your monthly bill. it's called phone cramming. it's been targeting land line users for years. now, though, it's affecting cell phone users as well. the practice adds fees for services phone users never agreed to nor authorized or it cost americans millions every year. the fcc wants to require phone companies to tell customers how to block the charges and require them to s
in the camp shooting has been arrested. >>> new allegations tonight in britain's phone hacking scandal. it centers around the son of newscorps ceo rupert murdoch. two say they told murdoch, the eavesdropping practice was widespread. james murdoch recently told parliament he was only aware of one doing it. prime minister david cameron called for them to ask more questions. >>> a fiery morning crash, involving a tour bus and a tractor-trailer, closes down parts of the threw way. police say they were trying to reenter the highway when it was hit from behind. the driver was rig and more than 30 people on the bus were taken to the hospital. two of them are in critical condition. >>> a bizarre robbery is caught on video, at a florida liquor store. watch as these two women shove bottles of wine and liquor under their skirts. owners say this is the second time these two women have stolen liquor from the store in this way. >>> time for a quick look at some of the stories that you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. reports from the dew tour in ocean city, where ironicall
of that threat. >>> the list of people targeting britain's hacking scandal is growing. this is accused of hacking into phones. charlie d'agata reports for wjz from london. lawmakers are now getting involved. >>> a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a missing 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing families. investigators are looking into whether jawrnlists at rupert murdoch's news of the world, listened into kes operate conversations families had with police after the 2005 attacks. it also tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail, but deleting messages from frantic messages. the activity on the phone gave her family hope that she was still alive. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there are no words to describe how awful it is to the parents. >> reporter: the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public. prompting an emergency government session and calls for an immediate investigation. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgu
the venue at this time. >> shepard: britain's prime minister says his country is investigating reports that a tabloid new newspaper hacked io the mobile phone voice mails of people it covered. the uk will launch at least one investigation into the reported hackings which first came to light this week. it is all about the 2002 disappearance of this 13-year-old murder victim. police accused the news of the world news paper of hacking into her phone and deleting some of her voice mails giving thatarents the false hope p she was still alive. since then, numerous celebrities and politicians and even members of the royal family claimed somebody also hacked their homes. the news of the world is part of news international. that is the uk newspaper division of news corporation, the company that owns fox news. news corps' chairman and c.e.o. calls the hacking reports deplorable and unacceptable and writes in a statement that "i have made clear that our company must fully and proactively cooperate with the police in all investigations and that is exactly what news acial has been doing". the u.s.
at something this, is a lancome makeup ad featuring julia roberts. looks good. it's been ban in great britain along with christie turling ton because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own members to get in line. he believes that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cut. and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of grid lock hurtles. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: john boehner claims his debt limit plan has been revised
called news international overseas news corp. media interest in britain london police are investigating claims news international made payments to some officers in return for information. >>> police turning to technology to try to solve a more than decade old cold case murder an update on their progress coming up straight ahead. >> some high school athletes get ready to start summer training, a new virginia law may keep some of them off the field for health reasons. we will talk to a school athletic trainer about this, coming up when fox 5 morning news continues, right now it is 9:10 a.m.  [ mr. connally ] i was paying too much with cable. it was crazy! paying so much you want better quality. it was like you were trapped because that was the only system that was in our neighborhood -- was that cable. i was just getting too frustrated. [ male announcer ] stop paying for second best. now you can switch to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year -- with no annual contract required. i always heard great things about fios, but the first ti
rupert murdoch is facing stiff opposition in britain to his bid to take over a satellite broadcasting company. in the wake of the news ever the world phone hacking scandal and former british prime minister gordon brown is acuing two newspapers of -- is accusing two newspapers of obtaining personal information about his family. the sun learned his child has cystic fibrosis, information he claims they could never have obtained legally. meanwhile, a parliament panel grilled a senior london police officer on why he did not investigate phone hacking allegations at the news of the world years earlier. >> i had no idea. i had no idea. as far as i am concerned from july 2009, this affected two people. this affected a rogue reporter. that is what we honestly believe to be the case. >> rupert murdoch, chairman of news corps is in the process of trying to take full control of british sky broadcasting but the british government is calling for murdoch to shelf his efforts until the investigation is complete. news corps is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also m
. >> underestimate at our zblerl he's relentless. >>> news of the world phone hacking scandal has rocked britain and so, too late-night comedy. >> former news corporation rebekah brooks was arrested over the weekend for illegal wiretapping and bribing police officers for information. you know, i don't think she's getting. she said, how much is it going to take to make this away? >> news of the world, the newspaper in london has been accused now of allegedly hacking in to phones, cell phones of other people. even the royal family. so, tonight, we have a little segment called scandalous phone call of the night. >> hello. >> big deal. who cares if the head of scotland yard resigns. why is scotland yard policing england anyway? call me when the head of england yard resigns nap's news. >> time for your political ticker with tim farley. listen, i want to show you a poll. as the clock ticks -- as we get closer to that deadline for the debt ceiling, a new cbs poll shows that 46% say that the debt ceiling should be raised. compared to 24% in june. 49% shouldn't compared to 69% in june. the president has
. be careful out there. >> balmy. >>> pretty hot in the uk as this continues, this story here. britain's prime minister will feel the heat as he answers questions from parliament about the phone-hacking scandal. that's after media mogul rupert murdoch and his son testified yesterday. the bbc's nick robinson reports from london. >> reporter: the policemen, in case you wondered, are there to protect rupert and james murdoch, not take them in for questioning. the 80-year-old tycoon's wife wendi was behind him, offering physical and emotional support. his son and once heir apparent sat anxiously and protectively at his side throughout. >> i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are. >> reporter: they were sorry. they were humble. but whose fault was the criminality in their company? >> mr. murdoch, do you accept ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you are not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: who that was, he wouldn't say. >> this is not an excuse. maybe i
ongoing prescription. i'm carla, and this is my cvs. and his, too. >>> the prime minister of britain today called for a government inquiry into a scandal that has rocked the british media. the british tabloid "news of the world" has been accused of hacking into the voicemails of crime victims. one of them was a missing 13-year-old who was later found murdered. the activity on the child's voice mail gave her parents false hope that she was alive. family members of the victimses of the 2005 train bombings in london may also have been hacked. >> during this investigation, they have come across a file with my name, my home address, my home landline, and police let me know they found this in the possession of a private investigator who made all of these alleged phone hackings. >> companies in the u.k., advertisers, that is, are pulling ads from that newspaper, "news of the world" which is owned in part by media mogul rupert murdoch. >>> there continues to be fallout after the verdict of the casey anthony trial. there are lingering questions about the decision and what comes next. jay gray is in
-year-old tom daley from britain taking the first dive in the new $442 million aquatic center. he recently qualified for his second olympics. london is expected to welcome more than 10,000 athlete frs 200-plus countries, and they'll bring along 10,000 coaches and officials, 20,000 media personnel, and countless visitors. >>> oh, no! boy, is that a large gaffe. >> well, that one hurt. the big lea san diego padre orlando hudson made a little league error last night. he forgot how many outs there were. hudson came over to catch a pop-up hit by ryan roberts, then throws the ball into the stands. nice gesture, but there's just one problem. it was only the second out in the inning. hudson immediately tried to get the ball back, but it was too late. the umpire awarded the base runner on third a walk home, and the diamondbacks went up 4-0 and eventually won the game 6-1. oops. >> he's kicking himself. >>> 5:20. a nationals executive is apologizing this morning for a mental error of a different sort. doug harris, the director of player development for the nats, came under fire after he com
in britain. rebekah brooks has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of corruption. she was charged with hacking in the phones of murder victims. and stars. murdoch's son is under investigation for covering up the hacking scandal. >>> a california man was arrested for allegedly making death threats against senator barbara boxer. police say that her office received a series of threatening voice messages this week. the 47-year-old man is being held on $500,000 on bail. he will be in court on tuesday. >>> a colorado woman could face jail tame after an argument at an airport check point turned nasty. the 61-year-old is accused of groping a female tsa agent at phoenix's international airport. she refused to go through screening and grabbed the agent's breast. she's facing one felony account of sexual abuse. >>> in what is believed to be a first, a military contingent marched in a gay pride saturday. 200 active duty troops and veterans marched in san diego's parade wearing t-shirts advertising their branch of service. many came out to show their support for ending don't ask, don't tell. >
of that phone hacking scandal in britain. the british house of commons reportedly will call on rupert murdoch's news corporation to withdraw its bid to take over broadcaster b sky b. murdoch is expected to testify to parliament tuesday. he shut down his tabloid "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones seeking information for stories that would appear in the paper. >>> florida investigators looking into a witness tampering allegation in the casey anthony trial. the orange county sheriff would not say which witness, though. meanwhile, prosecutors decided against charging casey anthony's mother are perjury. cindy anthony initially told police she did not search for chloroform on the family computer, but at the trial she said she did. the jury found casey anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. she is to be released from jail on sunday. >>> 5:36 is your time right now. coming [ kimberly ] when i was 19, i found myself alone with two children and no way to support them. people told me i wasn't going to do anything. and i just decided i h
rupert murdoch will attend a hearing in great britain that is news to the world hacking scandal. investigators say staffers at that newspaper hacked into the voice mail accounts of people whom they were covering. it was a 168-year-old newspaper that printed its last edition on sunday. but the controversy did not die with the tabloid. far from it the british house of commons today requested appearances from news corps chairman and ceo rupert murdoch as well as his son, the deputy chief operating officer james murdock. we're told the committee cannot compel the murdocks to attend the hearing because they are american citizens, but it can force the paper's former editor rebekah brooks to show up because she is a british national. news of the world was part of news international, that's u.k. newspaper division of news corporation, which is the parent company of fox news channel. this all comes as the former bricial prime minister gordon brown accuses the news international papers of using criminals to get confidential information about his own family. >> bigger access to my legal fi
, where i come from in britain. and it seems that without the cameras we don't lose anything. but you do lose something here in america. because it tends to turn these trials into a soap opera. >> well, you know, i believe in freedom of speech. i believe in so much that surrounds that. but i will tell you personally, i found it very awkward and disturbing. for example, i would be having conversations and in the evening i would see that there were lip readers and people who were body language experts going on television saying this was what appears to have been said, this is what was meant when this attorney moved this way, my client turned her head a certain way. imagine being on television for 400 or 500 hours of a trial. it's incredibly stressful. and i think also very stressful for the witnesses who knew that as they spoke, every word they said was being televised. and i think it couldn't help but affect maybe not so much what they said but how they said it. i found it extremely, extremely difficult. >> tell me this, dorothy. what is your gut feeling about what happened to caylee anth
that has rocked great britain claimed another victim tonight. the whistle blower who accused the now defunct news of the world newspaper of wide spread abuses was found dead today in his home. however, police say they do not consider it suspicious. >> also one day after the head of scotland yard resigned, his top deputy john yates followed him right out the door. it was yates who decided not to open an inquirey into the hacking scandal two years ago. news of the world owner measure dobling an his son james are scheduled to testify before the british parliament tomorrow. that should be fascinating. murdoch family has lost almost 1 billion dollars from the drop in company stock since the scandal broke out. >>> now to the race to save hundreds of thousands of people caught in the worst humanitarian disaster on earth. somalia family are walking days to try to save their children. l in kenya. >>reporter: 25 days ago they made a decision. she and his wife decided to leave the drought behind. they took their mother and 4 children setting out on foot in search of water. and life.
side. >> here is the very latest on the phone hacking scandal from britain. i have been listening in as james m. rupert murdoch are apologizing for the scandal with news of the world newspaper. the hearing before british lawmakers is happening now in front of parliament. james murdoch said it is our determination to put this behind us, he said that he is sorry about the scandal. just as he started, his father, robert murdoch reached his hand over, interrupted him and said to lawmakers, this is the most humble day of my life. he also said he does not know who lied to cover the hacking schemes. he said that he was shocked, appalled and ashamed where reporters are accused of the leading voice mils of the missing girl who later turned up dead. the hearing is still happening >> level from the mt. tam cam. we're waiting for the clouds to clear. we will be right back. >> the time is 710 a m. h tomorrow and thursday will be the hottest days of the week. 98 on wednesday and thursday as the upper-mid-90s in mind. just in time for the weekend, friday and saturday we had backed down but war
and kate are no longer britain's newest royal new le weds. zara phillips married mike tyndall in scotland yesterday. it was a royal wedding with a queen and rest of the family in attendance. it was a decidedly low-key affair compared to william and kate's wedding. here's lama hasan. >> reporter: bride looked radiant in a glistening tiara borrowed from her mother. the groom looked dapper, in a pin-stripe suit. far from their casual atie. on their wedding day, they were beaming, calm and collected. by the way, he was five minutes early. the queen's oldest granddaughter, zara was 5 minutes late. but who's counting. he and hubby, mike. a rugby sports star sealed their marriage with a kiss. and wowed the crowd. okay, it wasn't quite like that other kiss on that balcony, that's because these newlyweds don't like the spotlight. their wedding was so private. that buckingham palace only released a few details. but the 1500 well-wishers lining the streets, some camped overnight were not disispointed. they got to cheer all of the members of the royal family. the bride's mother in a fetching flowery
% of support. >>> the phone hacking scandal that has shut down one of britain's oldest tabloids is spreading to two more of rupert murdoch's papers. the bbc is reporting the sunday times and the sun hacked personal banking records of former prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports the royals have also warned their cell phones may have been targeted. >>> right now wikileaks editor in chief julian assange is in court appealing extradition to sweden to face questioning on sex charges. this is assange arriving in court this morning. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two women. assange denies those allegations. many of his supporters say it's all a conspiracy to keep him and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> tickets to visit the 9/11 memorial opening in new york are already gone for the first week. onl
to an arrest. >>> new this morning scotland yard made another arrest in britain's phone hacking scandal. at the same time some members of congress are now calling for an investigation here in the u.s. the move comes after journalists from the now defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by rupert murdoch and news corp took part in the hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters now says that she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say that bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed more than a dozen murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him and disappeared in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants their money back for time and
scandal in britain. he controls the media empire that includes fox news, as well as the now defunct newspaper accused of illegal hacking, "news of the world." his company now faces an fbi investigation. at least two shareholder lawsuits here in the united states, and the possible standard & poor's credit downgrade. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray is heading to hollywood. he'll meet with studio and production company executives. his goal is to try to lure more big budget productions to the district. the mayor will be spending three days in l.a. he is attending the summer leadership meeting of the u.s. conference of mayors. >>> 6:50 is your time right now. a new government agency starts today. nicole lapin, anchor of cbs's "worldwide exchange" joins us live with more on that. hey, nicole. >> good morning to you, aaron. a new government agency opening its doors for business today. the consumer financial protection bureau, which was created, of course, by the dodd-frank financial reform bill which was signed into law, by the way, exactly one year ago today, is now coming out in washington.
. that's when the phone hacking scandal started gaining more momentum here in britain. that means it's wiped off about $5 billion off his market capitalization. nevertheless, the stock did rally about 5.5% yesterday as rupert murdoch and his son james gave testimony to the parliamentary select committee here in the united kingdom, spiked significantly higher when james murdoch himself made a number of comments about transparency at the company. but this has affected the value of the shares that the murdoch family own. they've lost about $750 million on their own stake. wouldn't feel too sorry for them, ali. they still own shares that are worth more than $5 billion in total. >> nobody ever wants to lose money though, do they? good to see you this morning. i'm check in with you later. let's go to jacqui jeras live in atlanta in the weather center. activity in the tropics that might be of concern to us? >> good morning. we've been watching tropical storm bret, winds about 50 miles per hour. it will stay offshore. the good news is we're not expecting this to bring showers and thunderstor
broke the story a few weeks ago. my website. basically they are going to fly the flag for britain and pass around the hat for their various charities. prince william is going to play the polo match. they are going to a a new media conference and they are hosting a black tie dinner for the film industry. >> for british film industry. they are coming all this way across the pond and they are only going to be in california. why is that? >> california traditionally royal family goes, queen's visited and -- prince andrew's visit a pew years ago. and -- it is a place where they would like to raise money for their charities also because it is -- very affluent and influential state. they can get hold of moverers and shakers will. >> i got you. they are going to be meeting saturday with a bunch of celebs at the gala. meeting with tom hanks and nicole kidman will be there as well. >> new film desperate to sell as well. >> right. i mean -- lot has been made of this that they are down to earth and really mingle well with people and are a sensation wherever they go. now they are going to be ru
along in britain with more sort of suggestions that cameron is under pressure today. he is out country. this story not going away. >> dan rivers, we will keep checking with you. seems there are developments in this story every few hours. >> thanks, dan. >>> there has been a major shake-up in the egyptian government. it is not clear whether it is enough to quiet opposition protesters. egypt's prime minister appointing 14 new cabinet ministers to his cabinet while keeping 13 others in place. they will be sworn into office today. former egyptian president hosni mubarak reportedly slipped into a coma yesterday. the hospital's spokesman tells cnn he has since regained consciousness. >>> hours ago general david petraeus performed his last act as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. he handed off authority to the new komd ander john allen. petraeus is retiring from the army at the end of the month. he will be taking over as director of the cia in september. >> that's right. the government not able to pay its bills is looming large they are morning. the clock ticks towards the deadline. 16
of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need aboat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a deadly crash that made national headlines. a woman who police say was drunk and high killed herself, her daughter, thre
in the spirit with an olympiad of a didn't story. this is the annual competition for britain's top chap. this begins with a lighting of the pipe rather than a torch. the whole idea is something they call a a dying breed. it allows chaps to compete without getting sweaty or messing up their pants in their trousers. it includes swaupbterring, swing dancing, drinking martinis and seated tennis. i wonder what you win? >> i could be competitive in two or three of those. i'm a good swanterror. i can even hold a martini on a try and saunter like that. >> it's not a sport my friend. >> it certainly is. >> come on. >> what do you know about sportsmanship? i know nothing. >> that's absolutely right. >> i break into dudley moore and then colonel clink. i say nothing. what i'm talking about next is the high temperatures which are coming back our way. hopefully you enjoy your sunday. it will be almost summer-like around here, and i mean soon. whoever said that "less is more" is more or less mathematically challenged. less isn't more, it's less. and the only thing more than more is a lot more. which
media culture in britain to use unscrupulous methods to get the stories. we look at some of the techniques. >> reporter: for british tabloids like the recently deceased "news of the world," it appears everyone, everywhere was fair game. actors, business tycoons, royals, politicians, all potential front page fodder caught up in journalism that bordered on blood sports. >> they very much crossed the line. they did not do it once or twice. we're not talking about a single rogue reporter. apparently it happened at least four times. >> bonnie fuller has been the driving force behind magazines like "star," "u.s. weekly," and now "hollywood life." >> they are much nastier than anything you would find there, and they look to tear down people. the journalists able to do this, it's not that complicated or hard. >> john able walked us through the most common techniques. phone hacking, shockingly easy. >> most people don't change their pin or passwords, so once they are able to correlate a specific phone number with a specific carrier, all they have to do is dial into that voice mail
before britain's parliament. >> is everything so far enough to turn the tide of public opinion? >> it's not. so far it's been too little, too late, and too defensive. >> reporter: crisis management expert richard levich has handled crisis management. but he and others said since it took two weeks to issue the apologies was disastrous. >> it's extraordinary to me that a company that has been so good down the years at trading in public opinion, which is what they do, they've got it so wrong every step of the way. >> it appears murdoch himself may not be feeling the blood. his damage control may be ratcheting up. he's hired the world's largest pr firm, offices in more than 50 cities, including this building here in washington. part of what looks to be a dream team he's building for a public and legal counteroffensive. he's hired famed attorney brendan sullivan to handle legal matters in the u.s. former justice department official and new york schools chief joel kline will lead the internal investigation. still a tough road back in public opinion for a man who levich says spent 40 years i
. if they believe that that isn't the case, then again the aaa goes. one of the reasons, wolf, britain has embarked on this draconian austerity, they believed the market was going to blow up uk bonds. it was warned it was on a negative. the u.s. has been warned it's on a negative watch. and it hasn't managed to put together this deal yet to actually avoid default. so you've got to ask yourself, maybe the rating agencies are doing their job in actually warning that something is smelly under the hood. >> richard, how does the rest of the world see what's happening in the united states right now. you're in london. >> which word would you like many eto use? flabber gasterred, bewildered, horrified, alarmed, concerned? any one of them will do. what people are saying at the very top level, and they will not say it publicly yet, but if you talk to policymakers, they will say what the heck are they playing at over there in the u.s.? don't they realize they're playing with fire. wolf, remember back many lehman brother, what was so damaging was not just lehman brothers, it was the uncertainty, the dislocatio
that story? who was your source? >> how powerful was rupert murdoch in britain? >> immensely powerful. the view of every prime minister for the last 30 years is no one can get elected without the blessing of the patriarch. >> i would just like to say one sentence. this is the most humble day of my life. >> so today the guy's testifying in front of a committee in parliament and gets hit with a pie. gets hit with a pie. police aren't sure whether it was curly or mo. >> is she or has she left florida? >> i certainly couldn't disclose anything like that. >> she'll probably be able to wrestle out of this about $1 million. >> people may not want to touch casey anthony because they don't want her to profit from what they see as someone who got away with murder. >> very hot today. >> it's too hot. it's so hot. over 100 and something. >> unless we can get humanitarian aid into this part of the world, unless we can scale up our operations to meet the growininneed, this could -- this crisis could turn into a catastrophe. >> it is japan's world cup! >> they'll be able to see how far japan can go,
brown became britain's prime minister he and his wife discovered their infant son had cystic fibrosis. that private family trauma was suddenly splashed across the front page of the murdock-owned "sun." brown says it was devastating. >> in tears. your son is now going to be broadcast across the media. sarah and i were increrebly upset about it. >> reporter: and another murdock paper, "the sunday times," was allegedly using known criminals to hack into brown's tax records, his bank accounts. brown says it was a vendetta because murdock didn't like his politics. >> i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find this happened. because of the links with criminals, known criminals, who are undertaking this activity. >> reporter: even the royals were targeted. there are damning allegations that murdock management knew years ago "news of the world" had breached state security but didn't tell police. it's alleged the paper's royal reporter asked the editor for $1,600 so he could buy a top-secret directory called the green book which contains all the confidential phone numbers of the royal family a
in britain broke the law. reporters are accused of paying queen elizabeth's bodyguards for secret information, potentially jeopardizing the monarch's safety. they're also accused of accessing former prime minister gordon brown's bank information anand stealing the medical recos of his seriously ill baby son. >>> it was anything but a normal commute for the riderer on the boston to portland amtrak line this morning. the train traveling at about 70 miles per hour slammed into a tractor-trailer, causing it to burst into flames. the driver of that truck was killed but none of the 112 passengers or three crew members suffered life-threatening injuries on the train. of course, just last month an amtrak train in nevada collided with a semi truck killing six people. >> i'll be riding an amtrak train today, as a matter of fact. >> really? >> something to think about. >> where are you going? >> to d.c. 1,400 passengers ride the portland to boston route every day. >> big commuter line there. >> absolutely. and the train did push the truck more than 200 yards. >> you always hear the train is coming -- ob
roles. connie britain and kyle chandler earned lead actor nods in a drama for "friday night lights" which was canceled. steve carell, who's leaving the starring role in "the office," was nominated for best actor in a comedy. the awawd ceremony will be held on september 18th in los angeles with "glee's" jane lynch hosting. karen travers, a a news. >> would you say you're a true "mad men" fan? >> i am, as a matter of fact. you can almost call me a don draper wannabe. >> you've got the look, i can see it. there you are. >> check it out. i really should have worn my fedora, what was i thinking? i love the pocket scarves coming back now. >>> "world news now" delivers your "morning papers." >> normally it would be time for your "morning papers." >> but instead today you are the headline. they brought the substitute to send you off in style. >> it's wonderful to have you here. >> the last two months. >> yes, it's been two months, it's hard to believe it's gone by that quickly but it has. i want to thank everybody who works on this show. they are tireless and wonderful. and they're the bes
 >>> 7:13 a.m. as we check headlines 10 members of britain's royal family and staff among the thousands allegedly hacked by journalists at the now closed news of the world newspaper. former british prime minister gordon brown says he is shocked by allegations he was hacked including his bank account and son's medical records, growing pressure from news corp., they are filing suit against news corp. the parent company of fox 5. >>> the only space walk planned during atlantis' final visit to the international space station will begin in an hour and a half done by two astronauts that had already been at the orbiting station atlantis crew is unloading a year's worth of supplies using a robotic arm. >>> all right, real close call at baseball's home run derby phoenix a fan dangled from 20 feet over a pool deck trying to catch a ball his brother and friend able to grab a hold of him by the legs and pull him back into the stands a few days after a fan fell to his death trying to catch a ball tossed up to him at a texas rangers game. >>> oh, frightening photo. >> scary stuff. robinson canoe won
the shootings and bombing. >>> funeral services for amy winehouse today in britain. only friends and close friends were invited to the ceremony. her body will be cremated. the grammy-winning singer was found dead on saturday. the cause of death has not been determined. she had a history of drug and >>> just ahead, signs of a housing boom. yes, a boochlt jum. just a warning though, you need a lot of cash. in california some of the homes are priced like mansions. ♪ special k protein shakes -- ♪ a truly great-tasting breakfast shake. with 10 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber, it's the creamy, delicious way to satisfy... your hunger to help you lose weight. ♪ so you can kick the tin can habit. try special k protein shakes today. ♪ eat well, live long ♪ have a good daisy, work out, get strong ♪ [ female announcer ] enjoy the fresh, 100% natural choice in cottage cheese. ♪ have a good daisy ♪ have a good daisy hello parents, it's going to be your kids are going to climb ♪ have rope.d daisy they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get
>> bye. >>> good morning. britain's prime minister faces tough questions this morning about what he knew and when he knew it, when it comes to the phone hacking scandal. this a day after a wild hearing that saw media mogul rupert murdoch grilled while his wife wendy jumped to an attack from a pie throwing prankster. live to london for the latest. >>> american airlines announces an $85 billion plan to buy a brand new fleet of planes. what it could mean for the economy and jobs in the united states. >>> deal or new deal? new hope for the budget talks. a possible break-through plan, president obama, even some republicans are praising. what it could mean for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on wednesday, july 20th, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >>> prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament over where he hired a former news editor from a newspaper that faces questions over phone hacking. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good mo
. the 27-year-old's publicist and friend tells britain's "the sun" newspaper, winehouse died alone in her bed. many are speculating her death is connected to her well chronicled substance abuse. mementos from mourners continue to pile up outside her london apartment. >>> a string of suspicious fires in california over the weekend. police are searching for an arsonist they believe set as many as 18 fires in north hollywood. the fires began in cars and spread to nearby buildings. police say no one has been hurt. >>> by the laws of the state of new york, i now pronounce you married. you may seal your vows with a kiss. >> and the wedding bells ringing nonstop since same-sex couples could legally marry in new york state. you're looking at the first couple to marry in new york city. phyllis and connie. they tied the knot at city clerk's office as a crowd of onlookers cheered. >> it was just so amazing. it's the only way i can describe it. i lost my breath and a few tears. it's indescribable. >> a handful of protesters gathered across the state claiming governor cuomo redefine marriage without g
? >> you know what, it's a big thing for me, especially when i put that vest on. have the great britain supporters behind me. i'm excited. >> reporter: less than an hour away the american invasion has already begun. the white water center, home of the kayak and canoe event. when you look at this course and think a year out, what fires you up? >> i love this course. it's big white water, americans historically are good at white water. >> reporter: to test the waters and put one of the lead appreciated works to ourselves, brent kyle invited a novice on board. your best advice is what? >> the less you do, the better we are. >> the less i do the better we are? >> yes. >> appreciate that vote of confidence. come on! oh, boy! oh! oh, boy. the real celebrations are still to come in a city that embraces the majesty of the old and the excitement of the new. >> we will do it in a way that we believe is spectacular and it will be spectacular. it's going to be great for the world to watch. it's going to be great for our children to watch. it's going to be exciting. ♪ >> reporter: that white water
of britain government saying they are investigating perhaps hacking that took place in other newspapers, other reporters outside "news of the world." >> we will be right back. there's bugs, leaves, lint, crud. you'll be breathing that. i do believe it's part of a locust. make sure your alignments good. your brakes are good. you've got all sorts different things that you check off. your fluid levels. pretty much everything you could need. it gets done. it gets done quickly. and it gets done correctly. the works fuel saver package, just $29.95 or less after rebate. only at your ford dealer. you're a doctor. you're a car doctor. maybe a car doctor. >>> 46 p minutes past the hour. look at your headlines this morning. just in to cnn, british police are expanding their investigation into illegal phone hacking by reporters. according to the british information commissioner's office this is going beyond rupert murdoch's "news of the world" to include many other newspapers. a live report from london in a couple much minutes. >>> space shuttle "atlantis" flawlessly touching down at kennedy space
and is now living in britain and he is fighting for his child's return. the father bart homer joins us exclusively. but first nbc's charles hadlock has more on this international custody battle. >> reporter: 2-year-old alessia was born in texas. that's about the only fact her parents can now agree on. >> just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: bart hermer still carries a pacifier in his pocket. a simple reminder of a doubter he can only see now in home videos. hermer met simone while on a singles cruise in italy and quickly fell in love. but before a wedding could be planned, alessia was born. by then, hermer had lost his job in a down economy. the couple decided to spend several months at her home in england. after a brief trip to the states, they encountered a british emigration officer on their return to the uk. simone and alessia were admitted, but because he had no job, no income, hermer was turned away. >> he accepted my passport, stamped it, said you're going home on the next flight. my mouth dropped open. >> reporter: the couple stayed in touch by phone calls and e-mails. after a
in great britain. >>> prime minister david cameron is expected to meet milly dowler's family today, the girl kidnapped and murdered back in 2002. her parents are suing murdoch's paper "news of the world" over allegations that her phone was hacked and her voice mails deleted giving her parents the false hope she was deleting the voice mails, meaning she was still alive. but the scandal getting bigger by the minute. dan rivers will join us live from london at 6:40 eastern with the update. >>> to politics and the high stakes stalemate over increasing the nation's debt limit. the clock is ticking. we're now just 21 days from an august 2nd deadline to avoid a disastrous government default. president obama and congressional leaders from both parties will meet again this afternoon after nearly two-hour session at the white house yesterday. the president upping the ante in the debt showdown saying without a deal, millions of seniors and veterans might not receive their benefit checks. republicans call that a scare tactic. meantime the senate's top republican floated a backup plan that woul
through the mud. we're a morally diverse group. people think we're out of control here. in britain they're really out of control. as we heard from -- my god -- hugh grant a moment ago, it's not just journalists. "the guardian" newspaper had something to say as well. a real phone-hacking inquiry must defeat ministers' tricks. government inquiry ahead but also the fact there may be political interference. if an inquiry is properly conducted then at the very least it will drag out a lot of hidden truths, make a lot of otherwise unaccountable people accountable and give the news media, the police and the government a lot of things to think about. so, this isn't just a few rogue reporters. this is basically the role particular slice of british reporters have -- >> now it's gone to parliament, debating what to do about this. it will be interesting to see if a new set of guidelines, ethics is implemented because it's reached a point pretty detrimental. >> the parliament doesn't know what to do because murdoch is so powerful. david cameron, his own communications director used to be the editor
that it will take off in time. >>> an arrest in the huge hacking scandal in britain. the news that the world's former editor and the prime minister's former aide. >>> like we told you, we want to start with the jobless numbers. our christine romans, once again, back with us there in new york. let's talk about is this really as bad as it sounds? >> reporter: look. as one economist said, ian sheped heardson said a big bucket of cold water. 18,000 jobs created overall. the estimates ranged from 80,000 to 125,000. market and economists expected more jobs creation than that. when you dig within the numbers you can see government jobs were shed. wow. thousands. 57,000 private sector jobs created but 39,000 government jobs lost. unemployment rate went up. so this tells you, kyra, bottom line, that private companies are not confident to hire in big numbers at all and the government, local and state government, because of budget cuts, continue to slash jobs. this is what the trajectory looks like. we have come from massive job losses there over about a year ago 192,000 four months of bad jobs and the
new book, classified, secrecy in the state and post-war britain. and the professionor looks at civil rights in the early 1990s. get the complete schedule. >> live from sthracks, the nation's governors look at the lessons of 9/11 and freedman talks about competitiveness and the economy. the national governors association, this weekend, on line on c-span radio and on c-span. >> i'm very interested in what i call disappearing america. america that may not be here 25 years from now. >> for 30 years carol has traveled the united states documenting the country through her photo lens. follow her story. sunday night on quanchquanch. it's a prelude to the documentary, the library of congress. >> it's all available to you on t vision, radio, on line. and find our content any time through c-span's video library. and we take it on the road with our digital bus and local content vehicle. it's washington your way. the c-span networks. now available more than 100 million homes. provided as a public service. "washington journal" continues. host: we're joined by pedro of reuters. as you look at the u
. in this country and in great britain as well, we have what's called the litigation privilege. a fancy phrase meaning whatever you say in a courtroom or whatever you say in furtherance of what goes on in the courtroom, could be in a judge's chambers. could be in a conference room is absolutely privileged meaning it cannot form the basis for litigation. if that were not so, then these trials would never end and people would always sue others for what they said during the course of the trial. also if that were not so, it might inhibit people from answering truthfully a question put to them in the courtroom. now, this is a little bit unusual because it came from the mouth of the lawyer. whatever lawyers say in the courtroom cannot form the basis of a lawsuit. where did he get this from? did he make this up or did she tell him to say this? if he made it up, he committed an ethics violation but that's between him and the ethics prosecutors in florida. if she gave him information on which to base this outrageous claim, then he's not only permitted to do it but he exercised his judgment and decided
murdoch's memorable day of testimony, britain's prime minister was verbally hammered in parliament as lawmakers demand answers about his connections to that ongoing phone-hacking scandal. the ripple -- it's every part of life. law enforcement, politics, media, everyone's ensnared in this thing. >> it does seem like there's a lot of favors, a lot of the behind the scenes money passing hands which is why this scandal continues to spread, of course. >> very cozy relationships. >> indeed, that's true. >>> also coming up later this half hour in our "morning papers," a special and personal announcement for our viewers so be sure to stay tuned for that, we'll let you know what's going on behind the scenes. >> we've had several personal announcements on the show. so one more today. we'll get to that the end of the half hour. >>> but we begin with the dangerous heat that has trapped millions of americans in a week-long steam bath. >> we're talking about the sweltering heat wave that is now covering a huge area from texas to georgia. and also from minnesota to maine. abc's t.j. winick has th
winehouse being laid to rest in britain. a family spokesman says a small, private funeral is planned. early autopsy results on winehouse's body were inconclusive. police are hoping toxicology results will help determine the cause of death. the 27-year-old singer was found dead in her london apartment on saturday. winehouse shot to stardom several years ago but her enormous talent was often overshadowed by her drug problem and erratic behavior. her record has soared on-sites. >> her album "back to black" where songs like "rehab," sales are skyrocketing of them. >>> starting today, locker rooms will be open, the season is saved and the teams can start making moves. today the nfl players and owners agreed to a new ten-year labor deal. someone agreed to a deal. on ending the four and a half month lockout. the players association head said the changes make football better and safer. the teams will cram a month's worth of work into a week. this is volunteary training. teams can make trades and sign draft picks. cutting people right and left. teams can begin signing the 545 free agents out there.
. a controversial in vitro lottery will launch in britain giving protective parents winning thousands of dollars towards expensive fertility treatment. tickets of the so-called game will be sold online, and every month. some are now calling the lottery wrong and entirely inappropriate. and this isn't your average invitation, a marine asked mila kuhnous out on a date from afghanistan. >> and just want to one thing i'd like to ask you, like you, on november 18th, from greenville, north carolina with yours truly. take a second, think about it, get back to me. >> wow, the sergeant's got more of the 3rd battalion, 2nd marines posted this on youtube and we don't know if she's watched it yet. no word on her response. those are your headlines. now, time for the 7th annual wounded warrior, injured troops in afghanistan gathered and everything from scuba diving, kayaking, water skiing and more. rick reichmuth is trying to keep up. >> exactly the 7th year this event has been doing on and joined by will parker, you lost your leg on may 31st, i think may 31st and that's a few weeks ago. >> yeah, about four o
? >> in great britain a few years ago cannot they undertook -- a few years ago, they undertook a social security reform. in typical british way, they had a white paper study on what they should do and concluded that it would be useful to try to increase private savings at the same time that they did social security reform. it actually increased benefits in the public system. but even there, they decided that it was not enough. it is probably because the index did at a slower rate. they decided that in order to help a broad swath of people we needed to build up private pension savings. if you look at the private pension system, it covers fairly poorly most of the population. an estimate i did a few years ago -- i have not quite of dated, but basically of 70% of those who retire, the lifetime expenditure is close to $1 million. that is in excess of their home, private accounts, everything. a large number are dependent upon social security and medicare. how do we deal with it? one way is to try to, perhaps, increase some of those cash benefits for lower and moderate income people. but for the middl
. a new york welcome. >> welcome home. >> nice life. >> the slap heard across the world as for britain's parliament, the getting to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they've gone on summer recess. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effects are difficult to see, mistakes were made. it cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: it may cost hem a lot more. the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp. but their support from the biggest inside investor, a saudi prince, who owns 7% of news corp. he said the company remaybes, get, a valuable and long-term investment. as to the glimpse to the murdoch marriage provided by the leak, a interview on chinese tv revealed more on how they met. >> she interpreted more for me as we went around china. who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like that. >> murdoch's marriage grabbed the headline but no one is under any illusion that the substance hasn't changed. the empire is threatened by the deepening british investigation. natalie? >> just the beginning of all of the questions. mar
of britain's parliament today about the tabloid phone hacking scandal that threatens his empire. while an early whistle blower in the scandal is discovered dead. we're live in london with the dramatic developments. >>> california dreamin? new information suggests casey anthony may have flown to the golden state after her release from jail. as one witness from her trial claims the prosecution knowingly withheld evidence that could have helped the defense. >>> and belles of the ball. the u.s. soccer team may have come up short in the world cup, but they're number one in our hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this tuesday, july 19th, 2011 captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, in this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry, live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm matt lauer. and boy, what a day it's going to be for rupert murdoch, hauled in front of parliament. he'll be answering questions about the phone hacking scandal about his tabloid "news o
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